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July 22, 2019, by Kim Reeder

After the announcement by NB Power of the Milltown Generating Station decommissioning and removal of the dam, the company held an open house meeting on July 11 in St. Stephen. […]

Taking back our resources – A letter from New Brunswick’s future #7

July 19, 2019, by Chris Rouse

July 19, 2050 (Kingston Peninsula, NB) Dear New Brunswickers, I’m old but happy sitting on my deck looking at the beautiful and bountiful Wolastoq R ...

Proposed Milltown generating station and dam removal, an apology and local perspectives

July 17, 2019, by Kim Reeder

NB Power announced at the end of June that it would close its Milltown generating station and remove the dam. As a long term resident of the area, and ...

In search of meaning: The Canada-wide route of the environmental cyclist Elliot Tristram

July 15, 2019, by Alain Deneault

In collaboration with the publication Astheure, we are publishing the English version of Alain Deneault’s article. You can access the original F ...

  • New Brunswick forestry college purges critic of glyphosate
    July 6, 2019, by Tracy Glynn

    Instructors at the Maritime College of Forestry and Technology in Fredericton have long been aware that their criticisms of J.D. Irving Ltd.’s forestry practices in New Brunswick put their jobs […]

  • #StayOnTheGround in New Brunswick
    July 3, 2019, by Daniel Tubb

    I have a case of a new illness. I didn’t have a word for my condition until a few weeks ago. No easy cure exists, and the best course of […]

  • Rural social justice motivates Bonavista’s mayor
    July 1, 2019, by Brian Beaton

    “I remember the silence at the kitchen table” said John Norman, the mayor of Bonavista, Newfoundland, describing the cod fishery closure in 1992. In Grade Two at the time, he […]

  • Poet Shane Neilson’s New Brunswick
    June 12, 2019, by RM Vaughan

    Oromocto-born writer Shane Neilson’s latest book of poems, plainly and aptly titled New Brunswick, is a major new work in the provincial, and way beyond, canon. Centering New Brunswick within […]

  • French immersion: An essential tool of the social contract?
    June 12, 2019, by Societé de l'Acadie du Nouveau-Brunswick

    When talking about bilingualism in Canada, New Brunswick is often cited as an example of model to be followed in other provinces. There are many reasons behind that choice. The […]

  • Call for letters from New Brunswick’s future
    June 9, 2019, by Daniel Tubb and Abram Lutes

    Climate change is scary; it is an emergency. We want to change the narrative, and we want your ideas, your stories, and your hope from the future. First, a preamble. […]

  • Salaam, B’y: Muslim Newfoundlander visits Fredericton
    May 28, 2019, by Sophie M. Lavoie

    More than 100 people attended an early-morning screening of a biographical film about a Muslim Newfoundlander on May 24 at Fredericton’s Cultural Centre. Lisa Bamford de Gante, director of the […]

  • Radical love: Great trees of New Brunswick
    May 23, 2019, by Susan O'Donnell

    More than 80 percent of New Brunswick’s land is forest. Many environmental activists are challenging corporate control of forestry and the view that the natural world is a commodity for […]

  • Open letter: Increase social assistance rates in New Brunswick
    May 23, 2019, by NB Common Front for Social Justice

    The New Brunswick Common Front for Social Justice and 48 other organizations, including the NB Media Co-op, are calling on the province of New Brunswick to increase social assistance rates. […]

  • An obituary for Peter deMarsh
    May 16, 2019, by Family of Peter deMarsh

    PETER GRANT deMARSH September 28, 1949 – March 10, 2019 We mourn the loss of our beloved Peter, whose life was tragically lost, along with 156 other souls, in the […]

  • Workers strike in Belledune over safety position
    May 15, 2019, by Abram Lutes

    Almost 300 workers, members of local 7085 of the United Steelworkers (USW), at the Belledune lead and zinc smelter in northern New Brunswick, have been on strike since April 24 […]

  • The Winnipeg General Strike at 100
    May 15, 2019, by David Frank

    It is the most famous single event in Canadian labour history. For six weeks in the spring of 1919, some 30,000 workers in Winnipeg went out on a general strike […]

  • Youth speakers increasing at Fredericton climate strike
    May 11, 2019, by Corey Robichaud, Norm Knight and Susan O'Donnell

    Outside the New Brunswick Legislature in Fredericton on May 10, more than 250 people, mostly youth, gathered to urge the elected representatives inside to take urgent action on the climate […]

  • The People vs the Irving Dynasty [video]
    May 8, 2019, by NB Media Co-op

    The People’s Mayday rally in Saint John sparked the creation of a 5-minute video, The People vs the Irving Dynasty, about their action in the port city last week. The […]

  • David Perley: A vision for Indigenous university education [video]
    May 7, 2019, by David Perley, Tracy Glynn, Shanthi Bell, Susan O'Donnell

    David Perley, director of the University of New Brunswick Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre (MWC) discusses how he and his team at the MWC developed a vision for Indigenous university education. This video […]